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Should You Have Your Electrical Service Panel Upgraded?

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Any faulty electrical system at your house should be immediately fixed, as delaying to do so could result in fatal incidents. It is essential to make sure all the electrical work at your home is done by experienced and licensed electricians. If you stay in Sacramento, there is little to fear as we at AAA Electrical Service, provide the best services and licensed electricians seven days a week. With our electrical panel upgrades, we'll keep your home running safely.

What are electrical service panels?

It's always good to know the basics. The power from the electricity company's line travels through a meter (which measures the amount of power consumed) outside the house and passes through a main disconnect switch before entering the panel. The panel may be of varying capacity from 60 to 400 amps. The panel breaks up the supply according to the circuit needs.

Need a service panel upgrade?

Many old houses would have low-capacity service panels of 60 or 100 amps. This leads to regular voltage drops when you try to operate devices that require more power. Regular voltage drops eventually damage sensitive electronic devices. For this reason, and to prevent electrical hazards, it is essential to upgrade the panel to higher capacities of 300 or 400 amps.

Cost of upgrading your panel is lower than purchasing a new one. Make sure you consult our experts at AAAES before you go ahead and upgrade your panel.

If you're looking for a professional electrician in the Sacramento area, then call AAA Electrical Services today at 916-972-7515 or complete our online request form.